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Cinemax Greenlights & Sets Cast For ‘Trackers’ Thriller Series As International Co-Production With M-Net & Zdf

Cinemax has boarded Trackers, a thriller drama series based on the novel by bestselling South African author Deon Meyer.

James Gracie (aka James Alexander Gracie), Rolanda Marais and Ed Stoppard are set to star in the series, a co-production between Cinemax, the South Africa’s M-Net and Germany’s Zdf.

Multichoice’s M-Net and Zdf teamed for Trackers in late 2018, with Jyri Kähönen set to direct all episodes and Ivan Strasburg as director of photography. Around that time, the companies started conversations with Cinemax about coming on board as a co-producer.

Trackers interweaves three story strands into a sophisticated action-packed thriller that covers the length and breadth of South Africa, explosively colliding in Cape Town in a violent conspiracy involving organized crime, smuggled diamonds, state security, Black Rhinos, the CIA and an international terrorist plot.

Gracie plays Lemmer, a man who is seeking revenge while rebuilding his life in a

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